the Two Sieges of Przemysl

an Austro-Hungarian Fortress City

an illustration of fort 'Orzechowce' on June 2nd 1915, after being taken by German and Austrian forces
Field Marshall von Mackensen with his staff looks on the devasted fort
The illustration is mainly realistic with several fanciful additions excepted

This ilustration is by German artist Richard Axmann and originally appeared in the 'Leipziger Illustrirte Zeitung' but was also used in other publications as for instance in published in several serial history volumes both during and after the war. Postcards were also printed of this drawing.


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